Black Forest Tart

Black Forest Tart

 

Black Forest Tart is a magical combination of chocolate and cherry with an oreo cookie crust, a chocolaty filling and plenty of cherries and chocolate drizzle on top.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

This is a recipe I have been eyeing in a Taste of Home Magazine. I have literally zillions of recipes saved to try, but this one went to the top of my list because I have never, ever made anything Black Forest.

Black Forest Tart- super eay to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

I rarely make tarts and I’m not sure why. They are fairly simple to make, no more difficult than a pie, but for some reason they seem much more elegant and special than a pie.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

The tart itself is fairly simple to make and the cherry topping is nothing more than a can of cherry pie filling.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

Together they make one heck of a combination.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

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Black Forest Tart
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Black Forest Tart
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Black Forest Tart has a chocolate cookie crust, a rich chocolate filling and a cherry pie topping.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 417 kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
Crust
  • 1 1/2 cups oreo cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
Filling
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
Topping
  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together cookies crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 11-inch tart pan with a removable bottom.
  3. Place on baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool.
  4. To make filling, microwave butter and chocolate at 20 second increments until smooth when stirred. Cool 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt until thickened, about 4 minutes.
  6. With mixer on low, gradually beat in chocolate mixture.
  7. Stir in flour.
  8. Pour batter into prepared crust. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool completely.
  9. Spread cherry pie filling on top
  10. Microwave chocolate and cream until melted. Stir until smooth. Drizzle on top of cherries. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

 

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